Michel Anguier
sculptor; b. 1614 at Eu, France; d. July 12, 1686.
A brother of François Anguier and pupil of Simon Guillain in Paris and of Alessandro Algardi in Rome. He remained ten years in Rome (1641-1651), and worked on the decorations of S. Peter's, the Church of S. Giovanni dei Fiorentini, and several palaces. He assisted his brother in many of his undertakings. Michel made four of the six twisted columns of the high altar of the Church of Val-de-Grace (Paris) and the group of the "Nativity" in the same church.




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